Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Congratulate yourselves if you have done something strange and extravagant and broken the monotony of...
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
Common sense is genius in its working clothes
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
What you are comes to you.
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we...
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on...
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and...
What torments of grief you endured, from evils that never arrived
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air¦
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may...
We are symbols, and inhabit symbols.
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
Common sense is the measure of the possible.
Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century.